Spain's Economy Minister de Guindos delivers a speech during the swearing-in ceremony of his economic team at the Economy Ministry in Madrid

 
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Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos delivers a speech during the swearing-in ceremony of his economic team at the Economy Ministry in Madrid January 3, 2012. Spain's registered jobless increased slightly in December as the traditionally busy holiday season failed to offset the economic slump although consumer confidence showed a slight improvement. REUTERS/Andrea Comas (POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)